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Vertigan still under attack; Kiwi fibre target increased; New guidelines on online child protection; Industry says ‘follow the money’ on piracy; as iiNet comes out fighting.

Optus will pay other carriers’ exit fees; iiNet acquires most of Tech2; Thaicom-7 launched, now for NewSat and Optus; 4G revenue boost ‘will be short-lived’; Our apps are spying on us, and Android is worst; Japanese giants hit 400 Gbps.

Streaming closing in on traditional TV; so Foxtel fights back with major revamp; ACCC may block Wotif takeover; Mail decline hits Australia Post profits; Jabra feels the Pulse; European 700 MHz will be compatible with APT.

COVER STORY - THE PIRACY DEBATE ; Lack of transparency in Transparency Report; The questions in the Migration Assurance Policy; and takes Whispir international; ACMA releases five year spectrum outlook ; Mail decline hits Australia Post profits ; Samsung beats Apple to the punch; as EFTPOS goes online with consumer trials; Microsoft silent on Australian Azure host; Change the network planning laws, says AMTA; Move over Google Maps – Nokia’s HERE now on Samsung’s Android phones; while Xiaomi destroying Samsung in China; as NetComm launches M2M router; OPINION - NSA's data retention doesn’t work. So why is Australia doing it?

Is Vodafone for sale? Got a spare $100 billion?; ACMA releases five year spectrum outlook; Microsoft silent on Australian Azure host; Samsung beats Apple to the punch; Apple shifts nude celebrity hacking blame; Forget the branch, it’s now banking on the go - ANZ.

Can FreeviewPlus make TV cool again? Consumers shouldn’t pay for piracy, says ACCAN; Public consultation to improve NBN migration; The questions in the Migration Assurance Policy; Europe rushes slowly to 700 MHz for mobile; Apple moves into the mobile wallet – and more; Major new LinkSys Wi-Fi range; as NetComm launches M2M router.

Lack of transparency in Transparency Report
Amidst controversy over data retention, Telstra has published its latest transparency report on the number of requests it has received from government for information.

Telstra signs NAS joint venture with Telkom Indonesia 
Telstra has strengthened its push into Asia with the signing of a joint venture with Indonesia’s Telkom to bring Telstra’s network services to ASEAN’s biggest economy.

The NBN – one year into the Turnbull era
Yesterday NBN Co has released its annual report, explaining the company’s directions and achievements. The NBN new world order is taking shape.

COVER STORY     NBN ANNUAL REPORT 
•    The NBN – one year into the Turnbull era
•    NBN Co hits 2014 targets
•    The world according to Bill Morrow

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